[ land-grey-vee-it, -eyt ]
/ lændˈgreɪ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave.
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Example sentences from the Web for landgraviate
Charles ordered a review at Ensisheim, the official capital of the landgraviate.Charles the Bold|Ruth Putnam
British Dictionary definitions for landgraviate
/ (lændˈɡreɪvɪɪt, -ˌeɪt) /
the domain or position of a landgrave or landgravine
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